The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Veritas Cluster Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Veritas Cluster Server over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Veritas Cluster Server (VCS)
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 546 541 606
Rank change year-on-year -5 +65  
Contract jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server 54 114 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.20% 0.082%
As % of the System Software category 1.06% 1.74% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 70 38
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £371 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £450 £477
% change year-on-year -13.61% -5.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £51.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 -

Veritas Cluster Server is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5078 6549 5798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.93% 11.72% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3245 4007 3234
Median daily rate £401 £393 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.03% +8.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year - +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 479 665
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  

Veritas Cluster Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Veritas Cluster Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Veritas Cluster Server in the UK

Veritas Cluster Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server.

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas Cluster Server in the UK

Veritas Cluster Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Veritas Cluster Server in the UK

Veritas Cluster Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas Cluster Server in the UK

Veritas Cluster Server
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server within the UK over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 54 £400 -11.11% 5
East Midlands - 24 £315 - 1
Derbyshire - 19 £353 - 1
Derby - 18 £353 - 1
South East +3 16 £425 -5.55%
Surrey -5 13 £438 -2.77%
Epsom - 10 £400 -
North West +36 7 £390 -
London -20 6 £425 -10.52% 3
Cheshire - 6 £395 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £272 -
Nottingham - 4 £272 -
Knutsford - 3 £400 -
Hampshire - 3 £425 -
Yorkshire +19 1 £425 +9.67%
Manchester +11 1 £325 -
Sheffield +8 1 £425 +6.25%
South Yorkshire +3 1 £425 +6.25%
City of London -9 1 £450 -5.26%
Winchester - 1 £475 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Veritas Cluster Server.

1 108 (87.80%) Veritas
2 103 (83.74%) Linux
3 95 (77.24%) Unix
4 87 (70.73%) Solaris
5 81 (65.85%) Red Hat
6 68 (55.28%) Oracle
7 66 (53.66%) Sun
8 62 (50.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 61 (49.59%) SAN
10 44 (35.77%) Finance
11 38 (30.89%) NAS
12 34 (27.64%) Enterprise Storage
13 33 (26.83%) High Availability
13 33 (26.83%) Veritas File System
14 30 (24.39%) Security Cleared
15 28 (22.76%) HP
16 25 (20.33%) NetBackup
16 25 (20.33%) SC Cleared
17 24 (19.51%) EMC
17 24 (19.51%) Symantec
18 23 (18.70%) IBM
18 23 (18.70%) SAP
18 23 (18.70%) ERP
18 23 (18.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
18 23 (18.70%) SAP ERP
19 22 (17.89%) Change Control
19 22 (17.89%) NFS
20 20 (16.26%) LDAP
20 20 (16.26%) AIX
20 20 (16.26%) VMware

Veritas Cluster Server
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.63%) SAS
2 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (18.70%) SAP ERP
2 5 (4.07%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.44%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (49.59%) SAN
2 38 (30.89%) NAS
3 20 (16.26%) LDAP
4 17 (13.82%) SSH
5 16 (13.01%) FTP
6 11 (8.94%) iSCSI
7 9 (7.32%) DNS
7 9 (7.32%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.07%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.63%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.81%) Firewall
10 1 (0.81%) Internet
10 1 (0.81%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.07%) MySQL
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.25%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (3.25%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (13.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 44 (35.77%) Finance
2 17 (13.82%) Banking
2 17 (13.82%) Legal
3 4 (3.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.63%) Local Government
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (49.59%) Administrator
2 49 (39.84%) Unix Administrator
3 47 (38.21%) Systems Administrator
4 41 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 29 (23.58%) Storage Administrator
6 23 (18.70%) Consultant
7 21 (17.07%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 19 (15.45%) Solaris Administrator
8 19 (15.45%) Solaris Consultant
9 15 (12.20%) Linux Administrator
10 11 (8.94%) DBA
10 11 (8.94%) SAN Administrator
10 11 (8.94%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 11 (8.94%) Unix Engineer
11 10 (8.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 9 (7.32%) SAN Storage Administrator
12 9 (7.32%) Solaris Engineer
13 7 (5.69%) Analyst
14 6 (4.88%) SQL DBA
14 6 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) Middleware
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.64%) Enterprise Storage
2 14 (11.38%) Clustering
3 9 (7.32%) Replication
4 6 (4.88%) HACMP
5 4 (3.25%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.63%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.63%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.81%) Equities
7 1 (0.81%) Fintech
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 103 (83.74%) Linux
2 95 (77.24%) Unix
3 87 (70.73%) Solaris
4 62 (50.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (16.26%) AIX
6 19 (15.45%) Windows
7 14 (11.38%) SUSE
8 12 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (5.69%) HPUX
10 6 (4.88%) Windows Server
10 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (4.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.63%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.63%) VMS
13 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.83%) High Availability
2 23 (18.70%) ERP
3 22 (17.89%) Change Control
4 20 (16.26%) Change Management
4 20 (16.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (16.26%) Service Delivery
5 18 (14.63%) Problem Management
6 11 (8.94%) Load Balancing
7 10 (8.13%) Capacity Management
7 10 (8.13%) ITIL
8 7 (5.69%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (4.88%) Migration
10 5 (4.07%) Kernel Tuning
10 5 (4.07%) Patch Management
10 5 (4.07%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.44%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (1.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.82%) Perl
2 15 (12.20%) Bash Shell
2 15 (12.20%) SQL
3 14 (11.38%) Shell Script
4 7 (5.69%) Korn
5 6 (4.88%) Python
6 5 (4.07%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 25 (20.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) RHCE
4 2 (1.63%) RHCT
5 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (26.83%) Veritas File System
2 22 (17.89%) NFS
3 19 (15.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 11 (8.94%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (5.69%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (5.69%) vSphere
6 6 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (4.07%) SRDF
8 4 (3.25%) Samba
9 1 (0.81%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 25 (20.33%) NetBackup
2 23 (18.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 17 (13.82%) Nagios
4 13 (10.57%) Puppet
5 11 (8.94%) EMC Navisphere
6 8 (6.50%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (5.69%) BladeLogic
8 5 (4.07%) Ansible
8 5 (4.07%) Data Guard
8 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 5 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (4.07%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (3.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (2.44%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.63%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.63%) OpenView
12 1 (0.81%) Control-M
12 1 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 108 (87.80%) Veritas
2 81 (65.85%) Red Hat
3 68 (55.28%) Oracle
4 66 (53.66%) Sun
5 28 (22.76%) HP
6 24 (19.51%) EMC
6 24 (19.51%) Symantec
7 23 (18.70%) IBM
7 23 (18.70%) SAP
8 20 (16.26%) VMware
9 18 (14.63%) NetApp
10 16 (13.01%) Brocade
11 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
12 5 (4.07%) 3PAR
12 5 (4.07%) Cisco
12 5 (4.07%) CyberArk
12 5 (4.07%) Splunk
13 2 (1.63%) Arqiva
13 2 (1.63%) Citrix
13 2 (1.63%) Nimble Storage
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